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feet away from the scene. you've got some f.b.i. investigators here on the scene. wha we are told is at about 8:00 this evening, u.s. park police stopped a boat. we don't know why this boat was pulled over, but what we do know is the individual that was on the vote is believed to have within armed, possibly with a gun. again, we just found out here a few minutes ago and investiga r investigators are staying very tight-lipped. again, this began about 8:00 this evening. the individual on the boat, possibly armed with a gun. we're in alexandria this evening, back to you. >> more breaking news as the nationwide man hunt for a murder suspect ends in virginia. we've just learned the suspect recently resigned from his job in quantico. >> reporter: a lot of the people that we spoke to tell me that this is the most excitement that they've seen in quite some time. kerry says it was like a scene from a crime show. >> that easterl's exactly what d like, a cop show. >> she watched murder suspect anthony taglioneti. >> federal marshal on the top of him. >> reporter: investigators say they spot
for 7 bucks at a flea market, but a local woman may not be able to cash in. why the fbi is now involved. >>> first, we've got heavy weather out there right now, some of us are seeing flashes of lightning. >> the heavy rain is also prompting a flash flood warning in parts of the region. who's getting hit and for how long? storm team 4 chief meteorologist doug kammerer is here to break it down. >> we've seen she strong storms out there during the evening hours. a ton, a ton of lightning with the storms. we've seen winds upwards of 40, s an hour. the best news here is the strongest storms are starting to calm down. we're not out of the woods yet. the rain, in and around the district, everybody is seeing rain, light to moderate, even heavy rain at times. back through the west, loudoun county stronger storms, down to the south thshgs is where the strongest storms are right now in and around culpeper county, also a flash flood warning in effect for culpeper county until 1:00.m. some areas have seen four to five inches of rain and we're not quite done yet. there's more back to the west. we'll
of a border patrol agent. the fbi said the incident may have been friendly fire and they investigating whether the two agents involved opened fire after handling each was shot at. it happened on tuesday. the agent was shot and killed. another agent shot and survived. the third agent was not injured attempt. >>> there will be no more trials for the man known as the serial stabber. two remaining murder cases and six attempts, this is not the right video either. he will be suspended. the prosecutors say additional trials will cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. in 2010, abuluzam stabbed 14 people in michigan killing five of them and is accused of stabbing three people in leesburg, virginia, and another in ohio. last spring, he was sentenced to life in prison without parole. >>> the only survivor of a deadly car crash was found guilty of being in a stolen vehicle. the no one-year-old was nvicted of unauthorized use of the vehicle and other charges. richardson was one of four inside the stolen vehicle when it crashed in march. the other three died in the fiery crash. >>> and he's to be sentenced
is a london-based registry of stolen and missing art. and then we also looked at the fbi's list. >> reporter: somehow this little piece of art had fallen through the cracks. >> it's been 60 years since the painting was last documented. so there's a lot of research that needs to be done. >> reporter: and investigation on another front. as you've heard, the fbi is now involved in the case and it's being handled out of the washington field office. yes, it's now a federal case. and the people at the potomac company say they had already gotten early bids on this painting and they were coming in from around the world. legal minds we spoke to say there's a principle in law that a thief cannot pass good title. but who stole it back in 1951? it may have been an inside job, according to a police report. >> interesting. >> new twist to it. >>> doug, you're a busy man today. another wet night? >> another wet night for some of us. last night we saw a ton of lightning, severe weather. we even saw some flooding in parts of the region. if you have plans, a lot of us do on this friday evening, it does look l
of the people he was out there serving. >> the fbi is investigating. >>> for nearly 70 years, the families of seven marines killed during world war ii have waited for this day and listed as missing in action after the train crashed in the island of vanatu in the south pacific n.1999, a giant p.o.w./m.i.a. team travelled through the island and found the crash site. over the next decade, they excavated the site and positively ided the names and today they were buried at national cemetery. >>> the d.c. police what, they're doing to prevent ticket scalpers from play-off games. >> and we'll have to work on the forecast. today, brian, it took the sunshine awhile to emerge. but it did. and some big changes coming for the weekend. that is on the way. scott smith, what is on tap for sports? >> and two regular season openers for baseball. what is next for the os and nats? a crazy day of wild card win or go home baseball on deck tomorrow and what that means for our teams. when the news edge at 6 continues. >> and if you have a story, call the number and send an e- mail to that address. we're back. 'r
not received all his shots. >>> a painting bought at a flea market is now the focus of an fbi investigation. french impressionist francois renoir painted the piece that may have been stolen from the baltimore museum of art in 1981. a woman paid just $20 at that time a flea market. it turns out it's betweworth up $750,000. >>> facebook now offering people the option of giving gifts via facebook. you can buy anything from a $5 starbucks gift card to a $200 wireless speaker. the gift shows up on the person's time line as a preview, and then the real thing shows up at their doorsteps a few days later. this is currently available on android phones and will soon be live on the iphone too. >>> there's a new social network apparently for you to waste your time with. it's called sypop. it connects people through common interests so you can meet people and bond over your hobbies. it's one of the new social networks looking to cut into facebook's 950 million users. good luck with that. >> what common interests? >> something else to spend on the computer to do. sypop.
are still looking for the other two suspects. >>> after decades of leaning on the fbi for help in analyzing evidence collected at crime scenes, the d.c. government finally has a crime lab of its own. >> it is a $210 million project more than 10 years in the making. paul wagner has more. >> the potential that this building gives to the district of columbia to increase, improve and expand its ability to do forensic analysis, to solve crimes, is just enormous. >> reporter: with oversized scissor, the mayor and other dignitaries cut a piece of crime scene tape to officially open the new lab. >> forensic sciences will specialize particularly in dna testing, firearms and fingerprints and will have a fully functioning public health lab as well. >> reporter: gone are the days when evidence collected from rape victims sat on shelves untested and dna from cold cases went unanalyzed. >> it was a lot of work and i lot of advocacy. but can i tell you why i'm really here? i'm here for the moms of homicide victims who they labored so long and so hard to try to get this lab built and victims of sexual assa
decision. >>> 91 people are arrested in one of the biggest medicare fraud cases to date. the fbi charged them with trying to bilk the government out of $430 million in false billings. doctors and nurses are among those arrested and they are accused of writing springs that disabled patients did not need and in some cases giving them food and cigarettes to attend programs that could be billed to the government. >>> a ceremony 6 # years in the making, -- 68 years in the making. seven marines were returned home and laid to rest. they were buried together in one casket at arlington national cemetery. they say the proper burial brings them peace. >> he was 12 years older and he was always my hero as i was growing up. >> the pentagon used the dna from living relatives to positively identify the remains. 73,000 u.s. servicemen are still missing from world war ii. >>> are you in the market for i anew home. coming up next, you could be in line for big help in the form of a down payment. >> plus, another mess at the reflexing pool t looks more like a drained swamp. we thought this was fixed. detail
students and up to 900 part time evening students. >>> the fbi investigating if a painting bought at a flea market was actually stolen at a virginia art house. a virginia woman bought the piece for $7 and wanted to sell it at auction tomorrow. it's actually a masterpiece created by french impressionist pierre august renoir and could be worth $100,000. turns out it may have also been stolen from the baltimore museum of art back in 1951. that auction is now cancelled. >>> demonstrators are demanding fannie mae put an end to evictions from foreclosures. police arrested several protesters who blocked traffic on wisconsin avenue in front of fannie mae's headquarters yesterday. executives from the company later met with demonstrators. they say they're focused on helping homeowners who are struggling to hold on to their houses. >>> 5:35 now. a former manager at virginia rail way express faces up to ten years in prison on bribery charges. kevin pled guilty yesterday. the manager admitted he took a monthly bribe from a maintenance subcontractor for nearly a decade and received about $200,000. in ret
for their lives. >> after decades of leaning on the fbi for help in analyzing evidence collected at crime scenes, the d.c. government finally has a crime lab all of its own. a $200 million project more than 10 years in the making. fox 5's paul wagner has been following the story closely for years and joins us with this important update. paul? >> this is a milestone for the district of columbia, which has never had its own crime lab. today mayor vincent gray dedicated the building that will office the department of health and others. >> this is allows us to increase and expand to do forensic analysis to solve crimes is just enormous. >> with oversized scissors, the mayor and other dignitaries cut a piece of crime tape to open the lab. on the site of the first district headquarters. >> they will specify in dna testing, firearms and fingerprints and a public health lab as well. >> reporter: gone are the days when evidence collected from rape victims sat on shelves untested and dna from cold cases went unanalyzed. >> it was a lot of work and advocacy. but can i tell you why i'm here? can i do that?
or an fbi agent and then the people who were protecting the people are getting shot and killed as well. >> and speaking of it from a reporter's perspective, i remember being on the there and thinking this is the perfect opportunity for him to take a shot at us. you were out on several of the scenes, sherry, and you covered the trial. what was that like? what do you remember from that time? >> as far as being scared ourselves, i remember you're in the thick of things and in the middle of it all. you're not thinking about your own danger and safety. and it was not until there were multiple shootings that the station provided us with bulletproof vests to protect us if we felt we needed them. i never put one on but there was a moment there where i thought should i be? and hindsight being 20-20, when you found out how close malvo and mohammad were at a couple of those shooting scenes, write there at hotels when they could have take know a shot at any of us, at any of the police officers as paul mentioned, that was frightening. what was interesting to me about covering the trials is to see t
today." >>> a painting a virginia woman bought at a flea market is the focus of an fbi investigation. french impressionist painter francois renoir painted the piece. turns out it may have been stolen from a boston museum in 1991. it's estimated to be worth between $75,000 and $100,000. she was planning to sell it at auction tomorrow. but that auction is now cancelled. >>> melissa mollet live at the news desk. >> firblofficials say they won' complain to britain's watchdog about naked pictures of prince harry partying in las vegas. the photos appeared online. a complaint, they say, would be a distraction from harry's deployment in afghanistan. at the news desk, melissa mollet, news 4. >> utout the door forecast with miss veronica. >>> it's a foggy morning. a little gray with clouds around. a little bit of sunshine, especially during the mid part of the day. clouds back, rain back after 3:00. toasty, again, 81. and the weekend a little toasty. it's just a mess on the roads. it's friday, but you are slow. a live look at 395 northbound. clear as far as accidents go. you're slow to the 14t
be okay. and this happened this morning near busby arizona. and the fbi is beginning an investigation to find ow exactly what happened. >>> following up on a story we told you about earlier. a decades old mystery on the way to being solved maybe. scientists at michigan state university are now analyzing soil samples that will help determine whether the remains of jimmy hoffa could be buried in a residential neighborhood. the findings should be released today. hoffa of course was the steamsters boss who vanished almost 40 years ago. a new tip led to the search. police are not sure the time line of the tipsters account matches up with hoffa's death but investigators say we should learn more today. tony? >>> in local news, four women studying at american university were fondled near campus in just the last week. and yesterday, the university issued a campus alert about the attacks. they started on september 24. and were all reported to cams police yesterday. the women say they were approached from behind. while walking on massachusetts avenue. near the campus. >>> new this morning, princ
this morning, for the first time a team of fbi agents has arrived in benghazi and has already left the city. the agency is investigating last month's deadly attack on the american consulate. they have 60 days to issue a report. >>> police say it was a miracle no one was seriously hurt after this school bus plunged over a texas highway overpass, falling more than 15 feet. investigators say the bus was clipped by a car and landed on the door stop of a hotel below the overpass. one child and two adults were on board. they are all in stable condition. >>> more fallout from two recent incidents involving loose seats on american airlines flights. while american scrambles to fix the problem, it's canceled 44 flights for today. yesterday airline officials began pulling nearly 50 planes out of service to make the repairs. all the planes should be back in service by tomorrow. if you're flying on american today, double-check. 44flights canceled. >>> wow. that's big. >> yeah, it is. >> better safe, i know. >> sure. >> what's going on, tuck? >> friday and weather is going to cooperate. cool start, with
in new jersey, and to a farm outside detroit where in 2006 the fbi razed a 3,000-foot barn and dug under it. once the leader of the teamst s teamsters, the nation's largest union, hoffa's connection to organized crime kept him in hot water. >> i believe he was in a power struggle and was killed by an organized crime figure. >> reporter: that possibility could also explain the long silence. >> i mean, he's terrified right now. i can hear his voice trembling yesterday when i was talking to him. >> reporter: could this be where the 37-year search for hoffa finally ends? >> we have never advocate that had this is jimmy hoffa's resting place. we're strictly investigating this as a cold case homicide, and that has been our focus since the beginning. if it somehow happens to be mr. hoffa, well, great, it will end a major mystery. >> reporter: police say it will take about two hours to take a core soil sample that will be sent to a forensic anthropologist at michigan state university, and if they find signs of human remains, then they are going to dig this driveway up. >> 37 years on still look
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